IJA Challenge – Largest Object Juggled Indoors in a Cascade

Congratulations to Marius Dince for winning last month’s challenge for the Longest 1 club shoulder balance, getting an incredible over 22 and a half minutes! You can view her winning video entry here. As the winner she will be receiving a full one year IJA Membership and $40 in IJA store credit! Congratulations Marius and well done! Thanks as well to our second place finisher, Julius Pulus with over 9 minutes.  And an honorable mention to Zak Mcallister who himself broke 7 minutes in his attempt!

Hello, and thanks for coming to the IJA Challenge! The IJA Challenge is a monthly video contest put forth to the juggling community, in which anyone with a video camera to record an attempt with compete for a juggling/manipulation based world record set by Richard Kohut, the winners of which receive prizes for their achievement in breaking or tying his world record attempt. This also means the winner of each month’s contest will become a world record holder! So if you think you have the skills, set up your camera and give it a shot! You could be the best in the world at something and not even know it yet!

Entrants have 3 weeks from the posting of the video to submit their entry as a video reply on youtube, or the youtube link as a comment on the contest video, and must follow the rules for the month’s challenge. Prizes for the entrants are as follows:
1st prize – 1 Year IJA Membership and $40 IJA Store Credit
2nd Prize – $40 IJA Store Credit

This month’s challenge rules:

– May use any object, including objects with handles or hollow objects

– The large object must be thrown and caught at least 4 times for a double qualify.

– Juggling must take place under a standard home roof (height in the US is 8 feet)

– Winners are determined by an objects approx. volume ( width x length x height )


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Rich Kohut is an opinionated and very bold hobbyist juggler, most well known for producing the longest running juggling podcast "Jugglers On Juggling", which is still going today. He's not a bad juggler either, having qualified 7 rings many times, qualified 5 clubs, and placed second in the WJF Ring Intermediates competition.

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